Chengzhang Bao
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BIO

Dr. Chengzhang Bao is an Associate Professor of international relations at the Middle East Studies Institute (MESI) of Shanghai International Studies University (SISU), where he received his Ph.D. in Arabic language and literature. He chairs the West Asian Arab Countries Program at MESI, and serves as an adjunct research fellow of the Center for Middle East Military and Security, and the Center for Israeli Studies at SISU. His research interests include Middle East society and culture, youth and social movements.

He is the author of one monograph, contributor to one translation, and co-editor of several books. His opinion pieces have appeared in Al-Ahram, Global Times, The Paper, Dongfang Daily, CCTV and other major news media. He also teaches Middle Eastern studies at SISU.

CONTACT

Email: paddybcz@shisu.edu.cn

Tel: 0086 21 35373276

POSITIONS

Associate Professor at the Middle East Studies Institute of Shanghai International Studies University

EXPERTISE AREAS

Islam and politics, global terrorism

RESEARCH INTEREST

Middle East society and culture, youth and social movements

EDUCATION

Ph.D., Shanghai International Studies University, 2012

M.A., Shanghai International Studies University, 2009

B.A., Shanghai International Studies University, 2007

PUBLICATIONS

BOOKS

1. Chengzhang Bao, Abbas Mahmoud al-Aqqad’s Philosophy in Literary Criticism, Yinchuan: Ningxia Remin Press, 2015.

2. A Guide to Reading Arabic Newspapers and Magazines, Volume Two, co-editor, Shanghai: Shanghai Foreign Language Education Press, 2014.

3. A Guide to Reading Arabic Newspapers and Magazines, Volume One, co-editor, Shanghai: Shanghai Foreign Language Education Press, 2013.

4. An Anthology of Arabic Classic Literature, co- editor, Yinchuan: Ningxia Remin Press, 2012.

TRANSLATION

1. Mohammed Khair al-Wadi, China’s Diplomacy and Chinese Experience, co-translator, Hong Kong Press for Social Sciences Ltd., 2011.

BOOK CHAPTERS

1. Chengzhang Bao, “The Middle East Upheaval and New Developments of Religious Extremism,” in Liu Zhongmin and Zhu Weilie, eds., Reports on Middle East Development: Multidimensional Perspectives on the Middle East Upheaval, Beijing: Current Affairs Press, 2014.

2. Chengzhang Bao, “New Developments of the Palestinian Issue in a Changing Middle East,” in Liu Zhongmin and Zhu Weilie, eds., Reports on Middle East Development: Focusing on the Middle East Hotspots, Beijing: Current Affairs Press, 2015.

3. Chengzhang Bao etc., “Changing Global Order: Evolution and Reconstruction,” in Center for Research and Management of University Think Tanks in Shanghai ed., Map of Global Think Tanks, Shanghai People’s Publishing House, 2015.

4. Chengzhang Bao, “New Developments of Salafism in the Middle East Upheaval,” in Liu Zhongmin and Zhu Weilie, eds., Reports on Middle East Development: Multidimensional Perspectives on the Middle East Upheaval, Beijing: Current Affairs Press, 2015.

5. Chengzhang Bao, “The Social Media in the ‘Islamic State’,” in Cui Litang and Michael H. Prosser, eds., Social Media in the Middle East, Dignity Press, 2016. [forthcoming]

JOURNAL ARTICLES

1. Chengzhang Bao, “Impacts of Arabic Internet Language on Traditional Expression,” Arabist Studies, Vol. 1, 2009.

2. Chengzhang Bao, “On Spatial Awareness in Jahiliyah Poetry,” Arabist Studies, Vol. 2, 2010.

3. Chengzhang Bao, “Textual Research on Geographical Names in the Meadows of Gold,” Arabist Studies, Shanghai: East China Normal University Press, Vol. 3, 2014.

4. Chengzhang Bao, “Positive Adaption: Opportunities and Challenges of China’s Diplomacy in the Middle East,” in Trending Events, No. 5, 2014.

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5. Chengzhang Bao and Zhongmin Liu, “Sectarianism in the Middle East Upheavals: A Multi-Dimensional Perspective,” in West Asia and Africa, No. 5, 2015.

6. Chengzhang Bao, “Sociopolitical Thoughts of Arab Countries since the Upheaval in the Middle East: The Salafist Perspective,” in Luo Lin, ed., Annual Report on Development of Arab (2014-2015), Beijing: Social Sciences Academic Press, 2015.

7. Chengzhang Bao, “Social Media Strategy of the ‘Islamic State’ and Its Impacts,” in Religion and American Society, Shanghai: Shishi Press, Vol. 11, 2015.

8. Chengzhang Bao and Degang Sun, “ISIS and New Concept in Governing Terrorism in the Middle East,” Theoretical Horizon, No. 2, 2016.

9. Chengzhang Bao, “Abbas Mahmoud al-Aqqad’s Aesthetics and the Formation of His Poetic Theory,” Arabist Studies, Vol. 4, 2016.

TEACHING

Middle East societies and cultures

Comparative politics in the Middle East (co-teach)

Contemporary Israeli society and culture (co-teach)

Arabic Newspapers Reading (2010-2011)

Arabic intensive reading (2010-2011)

LANGUAGES

Native in Chinese, fluent in English and Arabic